The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall
have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates
(1) Certificate of Acquisition--A form prescribed by
the Commission that verifies the qualifications of an approved assistance
organization or political subdivision as an entity entitled to receive
state surplus or salvage property.
(2) Commission--The Texas Facilities Commission.
(3) Local Governmental Entity--Each local government
entity of the state, including counties, municipalities, and special
purpose districts such as school districts, districts for fire and
emergency services, including volunteer fire departments, utility
and water districts, and health districts.
(4) Political subdivision--Each political subdivision
of the state, including counties, municipalities, public school districts,
volunteer fire departments.
(5) State agency--
(A) a department, commission, board, office, or other
agency in the executive branch of state government created by the
state constitution or a state statute;
(B) the supreme court, the court of criminal appeals,
a court of appeals, or the Texas Judicial Council; and
(C) the Civil Air Patrol, Texas Wing.